Easter Basket Gift Ideas

7 Easter Basket Ideas For Boys Aged 6-9

Easter is fast approaching, which means that a year has gone by since we last racked our brains about what we could put in as Easter basket fillers. Even though chocolate and candy is one of the most popular Easter basket fillers, there are limitless more fun and educational items available. Plus, all that candy isn’t… Read More »

Easy Easter Dinner Tips

Easy Easter Dinner Tips

This is a sponsored post. There is nothing more fun than planning a family gathering and Easter is just around the corner. Easter dinner was a big deal at our house when I was growing up. It was a lot of fun, but a lot of work went into pulling it off. This year, with… Read More »

Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas For Men

Top Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas For Men

Thanks to Personalization Mall for facilitating this post on Valentine’s day gift ideas for men. Are you on the hunt for some Valentine’s day gift ideas for men?  Philip is really handy in the kitchen so I’ve been thinking about food related gifts. In my opinion, men who love to cook are hard to shop… Read More »

Important Life Lessons Holiday Movies Can teach us

Important Life Lessons Holiday Movies Can Teach Us

Just last week I mentioned how watching family holiday movies could be a great way to get into the holiday spirit.  There’s just something special about sitting down with the family and watching holiday movies together. While watching some of these movies, I realized that many of them are laden with many wonderful life lessons. … Read More »


No Cost Gift Ideas For Mother’s Day

With Mother’s Day coming up, many are trying to play ahead by looking for the ideal gift that is sure to leave a lasting impression on their mothers. However, with the economy being as difficult to work with as it is, many may find their spending budgets cut, to the point where there may not… Read More »


Host A White Elephant Ugly Gift Exchange Party

Have you ever been to a white elephant gift exchange party?  I must admit, that while I have participated in many, many holiday gift exchanges and grab bags, I had never participated in the white elephant variety until recently.  Hosting or participating in a white elephant gift exchange holiday party game is one of the… Read More »


Get Your Holiday Shopping Done Early With #KmartLayaway

Disclosure: This is a sponsored post. I am a Kmart blogger, though all opinions are 100% my own. You just can’t deny it; the holiday season’s countdown is on its way! Although most of us don’t start our holiday shopping, decorating and then celebrating until after the Thanksgiving, there’s some holiday “needs” that you need to… Read More »

When do the 12 days of Christmas really begin

When Do The 12 Days of Christmas Really Begin?

Do you know when the 12 days of Christmas actually begins? Apparently a lot of people do not. I cringe when I see people counting down from December 1st, or when I see commercials making reference to the 12 days of Christmas and start their holiday specials on December 14 and begin counting down to… Read More »


My DIY Advent Calendar

Last year I purchased a Christmas advent calendar.  It was very nice and all, but this year I wanted to make my own.  It took me a long time to come up with an idea of how I wanted to make it, but I finally decided on this. It was very easy to make. DIY… Read More »


DIY Infant Halloween Costume Ideas

Although Halloween costumes for kids can be so cute, they can also be quite expensive. It’s true that kids can wear the costumes more than once, but when it comes to infants, this is not always the case. Therefore, spending money on a pricey infant Halloween costume is not very practical. The better way would… Read More »